Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 39 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 -9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 59 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.95% 7.60% 7.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.82% 18.09% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 38
Essex median daily rate £518 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +19.40% -1.47%
10th Percentile £412 £341 £287
90th Percentile £600 £671 £554
East of England median daily rate £510 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Essex median hourly rate - £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.81% +5.67%
East of England median hourly rate - £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +5.67%

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 373 282 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.60% 42.03% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 217 132
Essex median daily rate £520 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +36.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £260
90th Percentile £600 £615 £536
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 20
Essex median hourly rate £40.29 £39.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +8.16% +0.68%
10th Percentile £16.65 £26.18 £30.98
90th Percentile £61.88 £63.75 £42.86
East of England median hourly rate £45.25 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.74% +12.00% -5.66%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -13 37 £518 -10.00% 1
Brentwood -1 1 - -
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 53 (89.83%) Java
2 37 (62.71%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (55.93%) Configuration Management
4 31 (52.54%) Jenkins
4 31 (52.54%) Microservices
5 29 (49.15%) Docker
5 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (45.76%) Test Strategy
7 26 (44.07%) Oracle
8 25 (42.37%) WebLogic
9 24 (40.68%) Scrum
10 23 (38.98%) SQL
10 23 (38.98%) webMethods
11 22 (37.29%) BEA
12 20 (33.90%) MySQL
12 20 (33.90%) Unix
12 20 (33.90%) Ansible
13 19 (32.20%) Hybrid Cloud
13 19 (32.20%) Process Improvement
13 19 (32.20%) PL/SQL
13 19 (32.20%) Data Modelling
13 19 (32.20%) Kanban
14 18 (30.51%) Spring
14 18 (30.51%) Shell Script
14 18 (30.51%) Perl
14 18 (30.51%) Linux
14 18 (30.51%) DevOps
14 18 (30.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (28.81%) Problem Management

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (42.37%) WebLogic
2 16 (27.12%) Apache
3 12 (20.34%) nginx
3 12 (20.34%) Tomcat
4 11 (18.64%) Confluence
4 11 (18.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (16.95%) IIS
5 10 (16.95%) Jetty
5 10 (16.95%) Mongrel
6 6 (10.17%) JBoss
7 3 (5.08%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 37 (62.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.34%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (16.95%) Google App Engine
3 10 (16.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (10.17%) GitHub
5 3 (5.08%) Google Analytics
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) HTTP
1 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) SSL
3 10 (16.95%) DHCP
3 10 (16.95%) DNS
3 10 (16.95%) FTP
3 10 (16.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) MySQL
2 14 (23.73%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Jenkins
2 16 (27.12%) CA Gen
3 13 (22.03%) JIRA
3 13 (22.03%) Maven
4 10 (16.95%) Robot Framework
5 8 (13.56%) Checkstyle
5 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.56%) Travis CI
6 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
7 4 (6.78%) Ant
7 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.39%) Grunt
8 2 (3.39%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.39%) JUnit
8 2 (3.39%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.39%) Selenium
8 2 (3.39%) Subversion
8 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) QA Tester
3 9 (15.25%) Tester
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Senior QA Tester
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) Java Team Leader
8 4 (6.78%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) Spring
2 16 (27.12%) Spring Boot
3 12 (20.34%) .NET
3 12 (20.34%) Servlets
4 8 (13.56%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (10.17%) REST
6 5 (8.47%) Middleware
7 4 (6.78%) XML
8 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.08%) CSS
8 3 (5.08%) HTML
8 3 (5.08%) HTML5
8 3 (5.08%) Web Services
9 2 (3.39%) EJB
9 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.39%) J2SE
9 2 (3.39%) Node.js
9 2 (3.39%) Play Framework
9 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Unix
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Solaris
4 2 (3.39%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Configuration Management
2 31 (52.54%) Microservices
3 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (45.76%) Test Strategy
5 24 (40.68%) Scrum
6 19 (32.20%) Data Modelling
6 19 (32.20%) Kanban
6 19 (32.20%) Process Improvement
7 18 (30.51%) DevOps
7 18 (30.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 17 (28.81%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (28.81%) Problem Management
9 15 (25.42%) OO
9 15 (25.42%) TDD
9 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
10 14 (23.73%) BDD
10 14 (23.73%) Pair Programming
10 14 (23.73%) RUP
11 13 (22.03%) Open Source
12 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) PL/SQL
4 18 (30.51%) Perl
4 18 (30.51%) Shell Script
5 15 (25.42%) Java 8
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) C#
7 2 (3.39%) Groovy
7 2 (3.39%) Haskell
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) IRCA
2 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (49.15%) Docker
2 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) Ansible
2 13 (22.03%) Terraform
3 12 (20.34%) Puppet
4 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.39%) Grafana
5 2 (3.39%) Kibana
6 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Oracle
2 23 (38.98%) webMethods
3 22 (37.29%) BEA
4 16 (27.12%) Informatica
4 16 (27.12%) Pega
5 13 (22.03%) Google
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.95%) VMware
7 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.08%) Adobe
9 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.69%) Omniture